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Frameline46 submissions are now open!

Founded in 1977,  Frameline, the San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, is the longest-running, largest, and most widely recognized LGBTQ+ film exhibition event in the world. As a community event with an annual in-person attendance of 63,000  (and 89,000 including online streaming), the Festival is the most prominent and well-attended LGBTQ+ arts program in the Bay Area.

Frameline46 will be a competitive film festival with cash prizes attached to each of our Audience Awards for Best Feature, Best Documentary, and Best Short. Frameline46 will also have two juried awards for First Feature and Outstanding Documentary Feature. Submit today!

Frameline46 Submission Deadlines & Fees

  • Early Deadline: December 5, 2021 - Submission Fee: $30.00
  • Regular Deadline: January 23, 2022 - Submission Fee: $45.00
  • Late Deadline: February 13, 2022 - Submission Fee: $65.00
  • Late Extension Deadline: March 1, 2022 - Submission Fee: $80.00

Student discounts available. Learn more during application process.  Questions about submissions? Please email Programming:

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